Luciana Burdi

Luciana Burdi

Architect and planner, and with almost 20 years of experience working and managing design and construction projects.

In her role Dr. Burdi is leading the shift of Capital Programs towards a more innovative, progressive, BIM and Design Technology driven department. By adopting Lean and Lean Construction principles and concepts, she is also committed to create a culture of continuous improvement focusing on maximizing value for our customers, improving quality outcomes, while reducing non-value-added activities.
Prior to joining massport, she held several positions at the Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

In addition Dr. Burdi co-chairs the BSA (Boston Society of Architects) BIM Roundtable and is one of the founding members of the Lean Construction Institute New England Community of Practice as well as part of the Leadership Committee for the AIA TAP (Technology in Architectural Practice). She is an active member of the NASFA (National Association of State Facilities Administrators), CURT (Construction Users Roundtable) and AGC of America.

She received her Doctorate from Harvard Graduate School of Design. Prior she was a SPURS Fellow (Special Program in Urban and Regional Studies) at MIT and she holds a Master’s Degree from the Instituto Universitario di Architettura di Venezia (IUAV) in Venice Italy.

Specialties: Negotiation, Government planning processes, Process management, Implementation of Lean processes, Consensus building, Integrated Project Delivery, Building Information Modeling.

  • Company:Massachusetts Port Authority
  • Short Bio:Deputy Director for Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs
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